Media Clips 9.21.2012

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Media Clips 9.21.2012

Postby madona » Fri Sep 21, 2012 8:12 am


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Bakersfield-Delano is 4th worst in U.S. poverty ranking
(Bakersfield Californian © 09/21/2012)
The valley has not been able to bring or retain many new companies partly because it lacks a qualified workforce, said Atonio Avalos, associate professor of economics at Fresno State University. Also published int eh Kansas City Star, Manteca Bulletin and Oakland Tribune and other major news sources.

Forum details November tax initiatives
(CSU Daily Sundial © 09/21/2012)
John Welty, president of California State University, Fresno, spoke in favor of Proposition 30, also known as the Local Schools and Early Education Investment and Bond Reduction Act. If Proposition 30 fails to pass, Welty said there would be a $5.35 billion reduction for K-12 schools and community colleges. “Many (people) project that this would result in the shortening of the school year by roughly 20 days,” he said

REAL ESTATE LOG: Short-sale tax relief could expire in 2012
(Fresno Bee © 09/21/2012)
The Gazarian Real Estate Center at Fresno State is holding a conference in October to give real estate professionals and the public a look at Fresno housing conditions. The 2012 Fresno Housing Market Symposium will be held 8 a.m.-noon Oct. 4 at the University Business Center at the Craig School of Business. Registration is required.

Jonathan Brilliant's stick art stirs creativity
(Fresno Bee © 09/20/2012)
Through Sept. 30 you can view sculptor Jonathan Brilliant's site-specific work "Woven and Stacked" in the Henry Madden Library's Leon S. Peters Ellipse Gallery at Fresno State. Held together with nothing but tension and compression for stability, the massive abstract work -- made of stir sticks and 3,000 dappled coffee-cup sleeves stacked one inside of another -- is a commentary on what the artist calls our "go-to coffee culture."

Acclaimed pianist Jon Nakamatsu opens Lorenz series
(Fresno Bee © 09/20/2012)
Jon Nakamatsu, 3 p.m. Sunday, Fresno State Concert Hall. (559) 278-2337. $18, $12 seniors, $6 students.

Tuition increase a possibility for students
(The Collegian© 09/21/2012)
“If Proposition 30 passes it will definitely benefit Fresno State and California State Universities,” Welty said. “The important thing to point out is it stabilizes the financial situation for the system.”

Prop. 30 stakes grow ever higher
(The Fresno Bee© 09/21/2012)
FYI - When Gov. Jerry Brown and the Legislature fashioned the 2012-13 budget, their evident goal was to persuade voters to finance it by enacting new sales and income taxes at the Nov. 6 election.

Gouging College Students
(The Fresno Bee© 09/21/2012)
FYI - Three years after my book was published, my editor told me that it was time for a new edition. When I said that nothing of consequence had changed, she said, "We need to kill off the used book sales." She said, "All you need to do is replace 25-30% of the illustrations, rewrite a couple of chapters, and shuffle their order."
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